The temperature is dropping at night, so it is almost time to move the plants to the greenhouse. In this video, I will talk more about the “what, why and how” of my greenhouse. I am ready for winter! Contact me: Emai-cactuscaffeine@gmail.com My product recommendation: Through affiliate links, I profit from eligible purchases. By clicking […]

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Let’s put my cactus plants aside for now, but show my other succulents that are not cacti. They all have the ability to store water in certain parts of the plant, which allows them to adapt to arid desert conditions. Recommended video: My Aloe Vera series-collecting seeds from my Euphorbia plant-contact me: Emai-cactuscaffeine@gmail.com My product […]

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Come and join me to meet Rob Roy in Riverside, California, to see his amazing desert garden and his extraordinary collection of cacti. I thought it was just a quick trip to pick some cactus plants, and it turned out to be one of the best trips I did for my hobby of growing desert […]

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The day is getting shorter and shorter, and the night is getting longer and longer. The temperature dropped. Check out which of my fall 2021 collections are growing and which are not in my collection. This may be the last time you saw my plants in my backyard before I moved for the winter. Recommended […]

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A surprise box arrived on my front porch! I received some unexpected gifts from growers and hybrids of Echinococcus and Trichocereus cacti from California. Link: View and order this amazing cactus variety-Contact me: Emai-cactuscaffeine@gmail.com My product recommendation: Through affiliate links, I get income from eligible purchases. By clicking and buying my link, you won’t spend […]

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The autumn of 2021 is finally here! After a long, hot and dry summer, we suddenly got the coolness we badly needed…almost. At least we are now under three-digit temperatures. 😉 This is the first day of my autumn renewal of cacti and succulents. Displayed product: Kiss of Death Spray-pricklypear.com Contact me: Emai-cactuscaffeine@gmail.com My product […]

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Buying cacti in a nursery in California turned out to be an educational journey. Meet Brent Wigand, the grower of the Echinopsis and Trichocereus hybrid. This is the third and final video of my interview with Brent. She, e He shared a glimpse of his own drought-tolerant garden, and I will show the plants I […]

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Do you water the cactus in winter? In this video, I will answer this question and share my thoughts on watering cacti in winter. Article link: How cactus survive Recommended video: Why and how I water my cactus in winter-Prepare for spring/winter gardening tasks-Contact me: Emai-cactuscaffeine@gmail.com My product recommendation: I am via affiliate link Earn […]

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A few weeks ago, I asked your friends what you think I should do with that space in my backyard. Most of you voted for desert gardens instead of greenhouses. So this is a part of the new cactus garden in my backyard. This video is part 2 of 2. The first part shows the […]

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The summer of 2021 will be hot, hot, and hot! 🥵 Considering the multiple overheating warnings we experienced in Las Vegas, Nevada, the Cactus Garden is going well. This is the latest information on how cacti and agave survive dry heat. Recommended playlist: Desert Gardens-Contact me: Emai-cactuscaffeine@gmail.com My product recommendation: Through affiliate links, I get […]

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It is always great to wake up and see flowers in the backyard. In this video, I showed some cactus flowers that I have today. If you are interested in my work to encourage cactus blooming, here is a video I made to share some tips on how to make cactus bloom. Contact me: Emai-cactuscaffeine@gmail.com […]

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It’s summer, it’s a day for watering. Let me share the process and ideas behind my method of watering the cactus. CAM Photosynthesis Article-Hoselink Retractable Hose-Discount Code-CACTUS10 (10 USD off for orders over 75 USD before August 31, 2021) Timestamp 0:00 Introduction 1:33 Factors to be considered when watering 4:02 Preparation My water 6:07 Watering […]

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Surprise, surprise! Planet Desert, an online cactus and succulent store, sent me new cactus gifts. Open these new juicy goodies with me. Check their website: Contact me: Emai-cactuscaffeine@gmail.com My product recommendation: Planet Desert-As an Amazon partner, I earn income from eligible purchases. By clicking and buying my link, you won’t spend more, but it will […]

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The summer of 2020 is very challenging. This is the hottest, longest and driest summer I have experienced in these years of caring for cacti and other succulents. It has not rained for five months (and is still counting), the temperature exceeds 110F, and the humidity is below 10% most of the time. This is […]

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This video explains why it is sometimes necessary to water cacti and succulents, even in winter, when you are living in a desert environment. The humidity in Las Vegas is very low. This caused my cactus to wither too quickly, and when the soil was very dry for a long time, some of it even […]

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